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Frank vitamin E deficiency is rare and overt deficiency symptoms have not been found in healthy people who obtain little vitamin E from their diets. Premature babies of very low birth weight (<1,...

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Bulimia is an illness characterized by the cycle of binging on food, guilty feelings and resultant purging (vomiting or laxative abuse) to counteract the previous binge. It is much more common in yo...

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Antibiotics to Boost Undernourished Kids' Weight and Height?

Giving prepubescent children in low- to middle-income countries antibiotics can boost height by 0.04 cm monthly and increase weight by 23.8 g/month, offsetting the effects of poor nutrition. Medscap...

Medical News Today: Dementia 'predicted by slow walking speed and memory problems'

In a study of more than 26,000 adults, researchers reveal how those with slow walking speed and memory complaints were twice as likely to develop dementia over the next 12 years.

Accurate height and weight measurement necessary to reduce risk for pregnant women

(Medical Xpress)—A study by the University of Otago shows there are inaccuracies being made in the documented height and weight of pregnant women at the time of their 12-week scan, which could chang...

Your brain on speed: Walking doesn’t impair thinking, multitasking

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Dalfampridine: Not Just a Walking Aid

DALLAS (MedPage Today) -- Extended-release dalfampridine (Ampyra) is approved for boosting walking speed in multiple sclerosis patients, but its benefits extend to other aspects of physical function,...

Divorce may be linked to higher risk of overweight/obesity among kids involved

Boys may be especially prone to excess weight gain, the findings indicate. The researchers base their findings on a nationally representative sample of more than 3000 pupils attending 127 schools acro...

Study examines height preferences in romantic coupling

Is height important in matters of the heart? According to new research from Rice University and the University of North Texas, the height of a potential partner matters more to women than men, and mos...

Walking May Lower Risk for Death or Need for Dialysis in CKD

As little as 30 minutes per week of walking may help, but the benefits appear to increase with increasing walking frequency. Medscape Medical News

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Does Upper Limb Coordination Predict Walking Speed in Older Adults? A Cross-Sectional Study.

Walking speed is a measure of physical function in older adults. Older adults are sometimes nonambulatory, however, and proxy measures for walking speed may be indicated. Since limb coordination tests...

Body weight-supported treadmill training vs. overground walking training for persons with chronic stroke: A pilot randomized controlled trial.

Objective:To compare the effects of body weight-supported treadmill training and overground walking training when matched for task and dose (duration/frequency/intensity) on improving walking function...

Perception of Self-Motion and Regulation of Walking Speed in Young-Old Adults.

Whether a reduced perception of self-motion contributes to poor walking speed adaptations in older adults is unknown. In this study, speed discrimination thresholds (perceptual task) and walking speed...

Comparing self-selected speed walking of the elderly with self-selected slow, moderate, and fast speed walking of young adults.

To find the characteristics of elderly gait, we compared the elderly walking at a moderate speed with the young adult walking at a slow, moderate, and fast speed.

Hierarchical Approaches to Estimate Energy Expenditure Using Phone-Based Accelerometers.

Physical inactivity is linked with increase in risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Walking is an easily available activity to reduce sedentary time. Objective methods to accurately as...

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